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Reds vs. Diamondbacks, Game 3: Preview/Prediction Thread

Jamie Sabau

Arizona Diamondbacks
@ Cincinnati Reds

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Great American Ballpark

Mike Leake

#44 / Pitcher / Cincinnati Reds





Nov 12, 1987


Brandon McCarthy

#32 / Pitcher / Arizona Diamondbacks





Jul 07, 1983

The temperature should be in the low-to-mid 80s at first pitch with sunny skies and a light breeze. It sounds like a delightful night for a ballgame. Seriously, stop reading this and go to the ballgame.


Last night was less than fun. Here's hoping tonight they'll be able to bounce back. I know it looks bad, but they don't have to face Corbin at all in this series, and we probably won't know if Tony Cingrani's back until after then either. Right now, let's focus on this game.

They face Brandon McCarthy tonight, who despite having a decent season so far, has only made it out of the 6th inning in one of his last four starts. Leake is coming off of a rough start in Milwaukee, but shut down the Padres in his last home start.

Go Reds! They're my favorite team!

Bullpen Log

Reliever 8/16 8/17 8/18 8/19 8/20 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman 0.0, 14p

1.0, 9p
1.0 IP, 23 pitches
Logan Ondrusek
1.0, 10p

1.0, 14p 2.0 IP, 24 pitches
Sam LeCure

1.1, 30p 1.1 IP, 30 pitches
J.J. Hoover 0.2, 6p

1.0, 17p 0.2, 12p 2.1 IP, 35 pitches
Jonathan Broxton

0.0 IP, 0 pitches
Manny Parra 1.0, 18p

1.0, 15p
2.0 IP, 33 pitches
Alfredo Simon 1.1, 26p
1.0p, 9p
2.1, 34p

4.2 IP, 69 pitches